VOLUME 7, Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call – October 11, 2014

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”
-Thich Nhat Hanh,
Buddhist monk and peacemaker,
who was born on this day 1926

Read Thomas Merton’s Essay
“Thich Nhat Hanh is my Brother”


Poem of the Day:
The Moon
-Emily Dickinson
(In honor of the lunar eclipse this week)
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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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